Roaming Herds of Buffalo

Roaming Herds of Buffalo

 Seattle, Washington, USA
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Sounds like: Beulah, Jets to Brazil, Apples in Stereo, Grandaddy, The Thermals

Biography

Roaming Herds of Buffalo is the recording project of Seattle songwriter Scott Roots.

Lyrics

Buffalo

Written By: Roaming Herds of Buffalo

In gummy lips
We hide soft teeth
Our fins collapse
Our lobes retreat

The poison takes
I guess there goes our teeth
This rot has got us bad
It's alright

We left our homes
We turned our backs
We laid our babes
To the howling packs
We said our rites
We made our vows
We broke them all

The poison takes
I guess there goes our teeth
This rot has got us bad
It's alright

We ate our young
In tender steaks
We laid our farms
On a massive flame
When the buffalo
Finally came home
We cooked them too

Oh, we cooked them too
When the buffalo
Finally came home
We cooked them too

All of Them

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We swim in pools of leaking batteries
New worlds shaped by old diaries
Closer now to the drowning sun
Than we ever were to the hotter one

On display in amber blocks
Hot but trimmed by permafrost
Now we're moved by most anything
Bloody feet, wallets, and shark teeth

Sink, sink, galaxies, microchips, everything

Sink, sink, pyramids, rock n roll, everything

All of them
All of them
All of them
Dead

Keep Sinking

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We level churches but the verses keep ringing out
We flatten headstones but the bodies keep sinking down
We level churches to provoke more ringing
We flatten headstones but the bodies keep sinking

The forecast is calling for fire
Everybody's dressing for rain

Repaired

Written By: Roaming Herds of Buffalo

Strange new centuries begin
Cold hooks piercing through our skin
Sparks still smolder in our hair
Oh Lord knows we weren't prepared
We weren't prepared

This was where we came to be repaired

Workers glowing in their suits
Oh Lord maybe it's the fumes
In this engine of despair
Nothing human will be spared
Will be spared

Of course it isn't fair
They plucked out all our hair
And this was where we came to be repaired

This was where we came to be repaired

Discography

Roaming Herds of Buffalo (LP, release date May 9, 2012)